What We Value

Zavanna’s company culture is defined by excellence, that is, being the best within and outside of our industry. While relevant skills, education and experience are all important factors, what we seek in an employee is a demonstrated alignment with our core values.


We hold a safe operation in the highest regard. We think before we act and pay attention to the safety of every person on site.


We are candid and carry accountability in our actions.


We are ego-less when searching for the best ideas. We share information openly and proactively.


We think strategically, are articulate and make decisions despite ambiguity.


We treat people with respect. We listen so that we can understand.


We focus on results. Our performance is consistently thorough and reliable.


We are driven by continual learning and contribute to areas outside our individual specialties.


We question actions that threaten our values. We speak up even when it’s controversial.


We care intensely. We are tenacious.


We challenge the status quo and re-conceptualize challenges to discover new solutions.

Comprised of nearly 60 employees, Zavanna’s team is collaborative, strategic, hardworking and agile. We take the approach that the right person will be able to learn and achieve anything. If you think you’d be a good fit at Zavanna, check out our open positions. We offer great benefits, short-term bonuses, a Profits Interest Program, a 401(k) Program, and plenty of opportunity to learn and grow.

Open Positions

Zavanna operates differently than others in the industry, and it’s our people who make all the difference.

We’re hiring for the following positions:

Office Manager (North Dakota)

The Williston Office Manager would be responsible for general upkeep of the office and house that Zavanna owns.  They will be in charge of process implementation for tracking office/corporate house, trucks, and budget accordingly for those assets. They will also act as the HR arm for Denver. This job is 40 hour work weeks.

Coordination and oversight of the following activities:

  • Greet guests, answer phones, and manage the vendor email inbox; responding accordingly as vendor relations
  • Management of house and office; main point of contact with cleaning and maintenance companies
  • General office management; procurement of everyday office supplies, set up shipping accounts, etc.
  • Provide general office support for office personnel
  • Liaison for vendor tickets that are dropped off at the office and need to be signed by the field for the vendors to return and pick up.
  • Keep field operators schedule up to date, including PTO tracking, and distribute updates
  • Assist field personnel with expense reports/credit card process when necessary
  • Manage Truck Fleet; keeping up with truck registration, mileage and any necessary maintenance
  • Manage and Track purchasing and distribution of any Company Apparel/FRs
  • Assist in setting up and tracking field personnel trainings
  • Mediate IT issues and set up new phones/computers
  • On- and off- boarding of ND employees; basic employee records management
  • Some event planning; Company Holiday party etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Diploma or GED, preferably a 2 year degree
  • Experience with Employee Relations/HR preferred
  • Ability to identify, write, and implement new processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products: Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications.

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers
  • Must be able to liaison across departments where distinction in roles and responsibilities are in the process of being developed
  • Must have a positive, solution oriented outlook
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Committed to Zavanna’s values and high ethical standards.

In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “ND Office Manager”

Land Admin/Land Tech

The Land Admin/Land Tech is a part of the Administrative team at Zavanna dedicated to supporting the company.  The role will primarily include duties that are Land related, but will also provide back-up to the receptionist group and various other departmental projects as needed.

The duties of this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Landmen and Land Tech with Admin tasks
  • Tracking and updating memberships and accounts for the Land group
  • Monthly reconciliation of Land credit card billable charges
  • Processing invoices received that are Land related
  • Tracking large mail outs and projects
  • General support to the VP of Land, Ryan Kackley
    • Scheduling appointments, processing incoming mail, phone rollover
  • Back-up receptionist
  • Monthly support to the Accounting department to help with Revenue Check stuffing
  • Some time helping the file team as needed


  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good communication, computer, analytical, evaluation and organizational skills
  • College degree-Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to organize the physical flow of work documents
  • Ability to verify the accuracy of land and accounting data
  • Ability to effectively multitask

In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “Land Admin/Land Tech”

JIB Accountant

The JIB Accountant will report to the JIB Supervisor and will own many responsibilities related to the JIB process. You will be responsible for helping with special projects as well as working closely with department managers. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and bring a high level of accuracy and quality to their work.


JIB Accountant Duties:

  • You will be responsible for preparing entries for billing, processing monthly JIBs and invoices.
  • You will review and complete deck changes and rebooks in a timely manner. You will work with our Land Department to assure accuracy and understanding of deck changes/rebooks on owner’s accounts.
  • As the JIB accountant, you will need to take full ownership of the inventory process and have comprehension of accounting software. You will need to process invoices as needed and expense reports and check requests accurately and timely to ensure correct coding and date application.
  • You will need to complete a monthly balance sheet of reconciliations as assigned.
  • You must be able to analyze and process salt-water volumes.

JIB Accountant Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of JIB experience with the desire to expand accounting experience.
    Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience using OGSYS system is preferred.
  • The right candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and will exhibit a high degree of initiative and innovation.
  • You must be detail-oriented and have the ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.

In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “JIB Accountant”

Lease Operator (Multiple Positions Available)

We are currently hiring for multiple lease operating positions located at our Williston, ND office.

  • Salary is DOE.
  • Schedule is 8 days on, 6 days off.
  • Zavanna offers great benefits, short-term bonuses, a Profits Interests Program, a 401(k) program, etc.
  • A production/lease operating background is preferred.You must have a clean background, clean driving record and ability to pass a drug test.

Individuals who are interested can drop a resume off in person at 820 42nd Street West, Williston, ND 58801.


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “Lease Operator”